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BPR’s Top 25 PR Projects: #11 NASCAR Technical Institute Grand Opening (2002)

Posted Jan. 20th 2017

When Universal Technical Institute wanted to make a splash with the opening of its NASCAR Technical Institute – the country’s first technical training school that combines a complete automotive technology program with NASCAR-specific motorsports curriculum – it raced to Bianchi PR for help. To help open the 146,000-sq.ft. facility in Mooresville, North Carolina – the […]

BPR’s Top 25 PR Projects: #9 TRW Launches Electrically Assisted Steering with Mario Andretti (1997)

Posted Dec. 21st 2016

Challenge: How do you get busy auto executives and automotive reporters to spend a half-day hearing about and test-driving a new electric steering system … in the dead of winter in Detroit? You make the event extra special by putting the world’s greatest race car driver of all time, Mario Andretti, on your team – […]

BPR’s Top 25 PR Projects: #8 Anheuser-Busch Bud Bowl (2006)

Posted Dec. 8th 2016

When one of the world’s leading consumer brands wanted on-the-ground media relations support in Detroit for its Bud Bowl Concert Series, they could have had any firm they wanted. They picked Bianchi PR. For three nights, Anheuser-Busch brought life back to the six-years-shuttered Tiger Stadium, erected its own concert club on the infield and hosted […]

Five Tips for Selecting a Crisis Spokesperson

Posted Dec. 2nd 2016

Sooner or later, every firm will have to deal with some bad news. And who speaks on your firm’s behalf in these bad news situations can be just as important as what is said … maybe more important. Don’t automatically rely on the top communications executive or the CEO. They may not be the right […]

BPR’s Top 25 PR Projects: #6 BASF Car Color Trend Show (2011-2014)

Posted Nov. 10th 2016

When chemistry giant BASF needed assistance promoting its annual car color outlook and trend show, Bianchi PR was just the firm for the job. Having accumulated several years of experience helping another supplier with their car color expertise story, we knew what it would take to get key media attention for BASF’s color design experts […]

How to Get Company Decision Makers on Board with PR

Posted Oct. 25th 2016

When it comes to PR, garnering and maintaining “buy-in” from key company decision makers is a must. While there is no doubt there’s real value in PR, your program needs both financial support and professional involvement from top executives in order to succeed. Ask yourself these questions: • Has one of your really great PR […]

Website Newsroom FAILS

Posted Oct. 14th 2016

Having an online newsroom is one of the most important aspects of your website. It’s one of the most visited areas for journalists looking for information and acts as the main portal for information about your product or service. Its importance cannot be overemphasized. The fact is: If you don’t provide the information they’re looking […]

BPR’s Top 25 PR Projects: #3 American Heartland Homebuilder/ABC-TV’s Extreme Makeover Home Edition (2006)

Posted Sep. 29th 2016

Detroit-area company American Heartland Homebuilder (now Live Well Homes) was faced almost overnight with a need for some publicity, after agreeing to donate labor and materials to build a brand new home for an Armada, Mich. family that had recently lost its father/husband, as part of ABC-TV’s Extreme Makeover: Home Edition show. Challenges: We had […]

8 Questions to Ask in Your PR Agency Search

Posted Sep. 2nd 2016

Our August 12 blog post, 8 Questions to Ask in Your PR Agency Search, is still getting a large number of views, so it seems many people are struggling with the challenge of selecting the right PR firm. So, based on our experience on both the client and the agency sides, we’d like to offer […]

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